Travel Blogs from Portonovo
As soon as we awoke this morning I jumped in She's rucksack, snuggled up for the day. I could hear them two cussing as they paddled on muddy paths and roads with lorries soaking them through. 12 miserable kilometres crawled like bedraggled rats into a pension, all I can say is it is dry, everything including me is sopping wet. Three pathetic ...
A brisk walk took us to the high point of Vigo. The Castro complex at the top of the hill overlooking the Ria de Vigo.
The views are great and you can imagine the great sea battles of yesteryear with canon balls being shot at the galleons below.
There is also the remains of where ...
... Jimmy suddenly got energetic, either the Mexican compliments or overdose of ibuprofen and set off at an alarming pace. Me and She meandered along, playing with the Salamanders and picking conkers, the usual madness. With every intention of having a short walk we found nothing open until Padron, where we booked in a 3:30 foot sore and weary not to mention sopping ...
On the way to the bus station, the heavens opened and Galician rain fell. When it rains in Galicia, it really rains! I was wearing a rain jacket but my legs were soon saturated.
At the bus station, there was a little shop selling trousers and jeans for €5 and so I quickly tried on a pair and bought them as a spare in case I get caught out for a third time in Vigo.
... where folks come to regain their health. Unfortunately it is to wet and cold to sample them. So best try the Vino instead. Heck Freddy is fraught lots of old folk in robes, little tiled rooms and nurses, lounges with card games and Tv's everywhere dark and dreary. Despite the peeing rain we hit the town for vino and Galician stew. Returned to the house of horrors to see everyone heading to bed. Breakfast will be ...
Other places to stay in Portonovo
Paxarinas s/n, Portonovo | Hotelfrom $80
Lugar Canelas, 12, Portonovo | 3 star hotelfrom $68
Cabicastro 16, Portonovo | 2 star hotelfrom $51
Playa de Canelinas, Portonovo | Hotelfrom $55
Rua Rafael Pico 42A, Portonovo | Hotelfrom $46